Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1919
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1851
Year, Death:1925
Profession:Member of the French senate. Former Cabinet Minister
City:Paris
Country:FRANCE (FR)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1920
 
Motivation:Bourgeois headed the French delegation to The Hague Peace Conferences in 1899 and 1907, where he promoted cooperation among nations. Member of the peace group of the French parliament. He became associated with the Permanent Court of Justice at the Hague in 1903. Bourgeois was one of the initiators of the League of Nations and became the French representative to the League in 1919. Bourgeois advocated disarmament, international law and obligatory arbitration.
 
Nominator:
Name:N A Nilsson
Gender:M
Profession:Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Doctor.
City:Örebro
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
 

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